City of Houston

Renew Houston/Rain Tax/Drainage Fee is set for November Ballot

Vote NO on PropA Renew Houston/Rain Tax/Drainage Fee is set for the November ballot, this time as Prop A. I am voting NO on Prop A for many reasons. In 2010, Stephen Costello and Annise Parker worked hard to pass Prop 1, the original version of the rain tax. In fact, Costello originally ran for
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Kevin Shuvalov Simpson

Harris County Republican Political Consultant Joins Fight Against Public Safety Harris County Republican Party consultant Kevin Shuvalov has apparently joined the fight AGAINST Houston firefighters. While he is supposedly working to elect Harris County Republicans in the November election, he is also working to support the Houston Police Officers Union and Sylvester Turner’s opposition to
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City of Houston SB2190

Houston Fire Department vs Mayor Sylvester Turner The Houston Firefighters’ disagreement did not start with a petition to change the City of Houston charter. It did not start with a lawsuit in State District Court Judge Dan Hinde’s court on parity. The issue began with the first negotiation as the smaller of the two Houston
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Harris County Flood

Harris County Flood Bond Election A Harris County flood bond election is now set for August 25. Originally, I opposed this election for many reasons. First, the election is set on August 25 – two days before HISD returns to classes for the 2018-2019 school year and two months before the uniform election date in
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Discussing the Harris County Bond Election

Kingwood Tea Party Discusses the upcoming Harris County August Flood Bond Election Tin Roof BBQ-Atascocita Tin Roof BBQ is located just northeast of Houston at 18918 Town Center Blvd. in Humble, Texas   KWTP Meeting Thursday Night to Discuss What’s Wrong With Harris County’s 2.5 Billion Dollar Flood Bond Charles Blain from Empower Texans, Don
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Harris County Flood

Houston Flood History 1900-2010 May Day is payday in the world of post-Harvey infrastructure spending by Harris County and the contractors who support the elected officials. The smell of a $2.5 billion bond for Harris County matched with another $2.5 billion from the feds brought out all of the swamp creatures at the May Day
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All About Nothing

Campaign All About Nothing Harris County Republican primary voters decided to give Paul Simpson and his “All About Nothing” 2016 campaign another chance and kept Simpson in the Harris County Party Chair seat – even after losing every countywide race in 2016. This bit of good news [sarcasm] was accompanied by the decision of HD
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Sreema Oliver

The Censure of Dave Wilson The censure of Dave Wilson is a testament to what is wrong with many of our local public institutions. The Houston Community College System (HCC) is systemically wrecked. The leadership of HCC is concerned with corruption, contractors, and the trappings of officialdom. The vendors and bond lawyers run the board.
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HCC Press Conference

NEWS CONFERENCE ALERT            NOVEMBER 28, 2017   HCC FAILS ETHICS INVESTIGATION   A formal investigation of the Houston Community College recommends a criminal probe of at least one sitting Houston Community College Board Trustee, and recommends an axe be taken to exorbitant legal fees.   Dolcefino Consulting was hired in
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